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MSNBC
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
strong. be a gracious host. don't keep that bean dip to yourself. president obama is still holding on to the coveted data base of 16 million voters, volunteers and donors. he's going to have to share if he wants to keep the party going. pick a theme. a togo party kegger. articulate goals with a clear, concise and memorable message that signals the vision for 2016 and beyond. now, here's a known secret that only the best party planners know, don't do it alone. delegate a few friends to pick up the ice or plates and cups. the president needs to identify his field lieutenants to do the grunt work of building up the party. that means running for office, searching for viable candidates to run in 2014 or 2016, buildsing party organizations and crafting a cohesive policy agenda on state and county levels. once you have done all of that, you want to make sure your party is unforgotable. don't be afraid to shake things up. swap out the regular lightbulbs for the black light and turn your party into a groovy shack. newt gingrich was good at this. inviting broad, diverse of people. make sure everyo
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
inauguration, president obama is facing a series of roadblocks to going about the business of governing, from replacing outgoing cabinet members, to the ability to issue new debt, and the issue between the oval office and capitol hill has been proven intractable and how can he keep the government from going to pieces. two legal scholars may have a solution for the president particularly when it comes to the debt standoff. writing for the columbia law review, the authors write that in the debt ceiling deal context and given the balance of the practical stand prudential considerations, the least constitutional choice would be for the president to continue to issue debt in the amounts authorized by the duly enacted budget of the united states. translation? go over the head of congress and raise the debt creeiling from t oval office, because it is an esoteric concern that has street level consequences burk i scons remains a matter of interpretation. think george w. bush, post 9/11 and bolt ststered by a fierce t of lawyers who e helped usher in the greatest debt in decades. and now it is no
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> i will keep talking to eric cantor and some day, sooner or later, he is going to say obama had a good idea. >> but what we know is that canter was not interested in finding common ground with the president, but interested in remaking the republican party. as a leader of the so-called "young guns" on the hill, canter was recruiting like-minded candidates for the midterms. he called them, coached them and answered the text messages and raised lots and lots of money tor them and through his pac in 2010, canter donated $657,000 to soon to be new members of the house, and he helped to raise millions more for their campaigns, and when the 112th congress was seated with 87 gop freshmen, eric canter had a lot of new allies. his party was in the majority and he was not the whip anymore, but the leader with influence rivalling john boehner's. for his part, joe biden increasingly became president obama's go-to fix it man with a hand from iraq to afghanistan to the new banking regulations to the auto bailout, and he is now regarded by some as the most influential vice president ever, and the
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